Category: Shavuot

Holiday Greetings: Happy Shavuot, Chag Shavuot Sameach from TwelveTotems.org #Shavuot #FeastOfWeeks #FeastOfFirstFruits

TwelveTotems.org wishes all who remember and observe a very Happy Shavuot, Chag Shavuot Sameach! Shavuot, also known as the “Feast of Weeks” or “Feast of First Fruits,” is celebrated annually in the Third Month of the Ehveh ecclesiastical calendar as a one-day festival, to commemorate YAH‘s giving of the Torah […]

Calendars: The Lunar Calendar – The Moon and the Mo’edim

Shalom, everyone! The ancient pre-exilic Israelites used two calendar systems to keep time: A civil solar calendar for day-to-day civil business and an ecclesiastical lunar calendar to track the monthly and annual mo’edim and the reigns of kings.  In Exodus 12:1-2, YAH commanded the Israelites to create the ecclesiastical lunar calendar for the mo’edim, even before their Exodus from Egypt. This calendar was […]